GROUND FLOOR VILLA WITH GUEST QUARTERS IN LEVKOGIA
: GROUND FLOOR VILLA WITH GUEST QUARTERS ON TWO FLOORS
LOCATION: SETTLEMENT OF LEFKOGIA - Municipality of Foinikas - Rethymno
CLIENT: VOLKIN PETER & BERNADETTE
ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN: Skandalis Stefanos, architect
STRUCTURAL DESIGN: Tzanakakis Ioannis, civil engineer
Stelios Mathioudakis, Civil Engineer
ELECTRO-MECHANICAL DESIGN: Pesdemiotis Ioannis, electrical engineer
PHOTOGRAPHER: STUDIOTESSERA Stratos Kalafatis
CONSTRUCTION: ikodomi technical s.a.
The plot of 1225 sq.m. is part of a hillside with olive groves, situated 30 km south of the city of Rethymno, near the Libyan Sea.
The sea view is to the west. The villa is built around a courtyard that is sheltered towards north and east from the strong winds. It is laid on two levels.
The access is from the upper level that consists of an entrance hall, living room, kitchen - dining room, three bedrooms, bathrooms and utility rooms. Outside there is a covered terrace and a small pool. The roof is accessible from the courtyard with a separate staircase.
The guest quarters with private bathroom and covered terrace are located on the lower level. The entrance hall and utility rooms on the ground floor are stone-built.
The villa is characterized by large openings towards the view, protected by shade and the frugal use of colour.